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Effect of Television on Obesity and Excess of Weight and Consequences of Health.

Rosiek A, Maciejewska NF, Leksowski K, Rosiek-Kryszewska A, Leksowski Ł - Int J Environ Res Public Health (2015)

Bottom Line: In terms of the number of overweight people, Poland is a leader in Europe.It discusses the negative effect of television and food commercials contributing to an increase in obesity, not only among adults but also among children.This is an overview forming grounds for further studies into ways of preventing the development of diseases due to obesity, both in Poland and in the world.

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Affiliation: Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Bydgoszcz 85-830 & Ross-Medica, Poland. ania.rosiek@wp.pl.

ABSTRACT
The epidemic nature of obesity in industrialized countries is a serious health and social concern. The number of obese people has significantly increased in the past 20 years. In Poland excess weight and obesity are a serious epidemiological concern. In terms of the number of overweight people, Poland is a leader in Europe. Therefore, indicating many serious health concerns that are the natural consequences of this phenomenon has become important from the point of view of public health. This work identifies numerous diseases which are a direct consequence of obesity due to bad eating habits and lack of physical exercise among Poles. It discusses the negative effect of television and food commercials contributing to an increase in obesity, not only among adults but also among children. This is an overview forming grounds for further studies into ways of preventing the development of diseases due to obesity, both in Poland and in the world.

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The likelihood of developing diabetes increases along with the degree of obesity, IGT-impaired glucose tolerance, x axis—BMI ranges, y axis—Incidence of diabetes and IGT (%) [79].
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ijerph-12-09408-f001: The likelihood of developing diabetes increases along with the degree of obesity, IGT-impaired glucose tolerance, x axis—BMI ranges, y axis—Incidence of diabetes and IGT (%) [79].

Mentions: Diabetes develops considerably more frequently in overweight and obese people and the incidence of diabetes increases along with the degree of obesity [78]. Figure 1 also illustrates an increase in the incidence of carbohydrate intolerance along with an increase in BMI [79].


Effect of Television on Obesity and Excess of Weight and Consequences of Health.

Rosiek A, Maciejewska NF, Leksowski K, Rosiek-Kryszewska A, Leksowski Ł - Int J Environ Res Public Health (2015)

The likelihood of developing diabetes increases along with the degree of obesity, IGT-impaired glucose tolerance, x axis—BMI ranges, y axis—Incidence of diabetes and IGT (%) [79].
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ijerph-12-09408-f001: The likelihood of developing diabetes increases along with the degree of obesity, IGT-impaired glucose tolerance, x axis—BMI ranges, y axis—Incidence of diabetes and IGT (%) [79].
Mentions: Diabetes develops considerably more frequently in overweight and obese people and the incidence of diabetes increases along with the degree of obesity [78]. Figure 1 also illustrates an increase in the incidence of carbohydrate intolerance along with an increase in BMI [79].

Bottom Line: In terms of the number of overweight people, Poland is a leader in Europe.It discusses the negative effect of television and food commercials contributing to an increase in obesity, not only among adults but also among children.This is an overview forming grounds for further studies into ways of preventing the development of diseases due to obesity, both in Poland and in the world.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Bydgoszcz 85-830 & Ross-Medica, Poland. ania.rosiek@wp.pl.

ABSTRACT
The epidemic nature of obesity in industrialized countries is a serious health and social concern. The number of obese people has significantly increased in the past 20 years. In Poland excess weight and obesity are a serious epidemiological concern. In terms of the number of overweight people, Poland is a leader in Europe. Therefore, indicating many serious health concerns that are the natural consequences of this phenomenon has become important from the point of view of public health. This work identifies numerous diseases which are a direct consequence of obesity due to bad eating habits and lack of physical exercise among Poles. It discusses the negative effect of television and food commercials contributing to an increase in obesity, not only among adults but also among children. This is an overview forming grounds for further studies into ways of preventing the development of diseases due to obesity, both in Poland and in the world.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus